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Artsplosure 2017 App

Fidelity Investments sponsoring the Artsplosure mobile app, free to guests with smartphones during The Raleigh Arts Festival

Artsplosure, the presenter of Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival, today announced that its mobile app is now in the Apple App and Google Play stores, thanks to a sponsorship by Fidelity Investments.

The app, created by Blue Pane Studio, includes many tools and abilities that will ensure that attendees have the information needed for the ultimate Artsplosure experience.

The Artsplosure mobile app can be downloaded for free in the Apple App Store and in the Google Play Store.

Designed to enhance the festivalgoer’s experience and navigate the new festival footprint on Fayetteville Street, the Artsplosure app is a guide to what is “on tap” for the festival weekend. From the inclusion of nearly 200 art vendors in the Fayetteville Street Art Market and three days’ worth of music on the Main Stage to information on the Katena luminarium and Kidsplosure activities, the Artsplosure app puts all of the happenings at your fingertips.

“Staying on top of communication and mobile technologies has been a priority for Artsplosure,” said Michael Lowder, executive director of Artsplosure. “Fidelity’s investment with us has made that goal possible.”

“Fidelity is excited to continue their partnership with Artsplosure in helping thousands of people navigate The Raleigh Arts Festival,” said Tara Amaral, senior vice president of Fidelity Talent Acquisition. “Helping people live the lives they want is our purpose; and, we appreciate how important the arts are to inspiring living better lives.”

Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival spans three days, May 19-21 with the Art Market, Katena, the Main Stage and interactive activities all on Fayetteville Street. Nearly 200 visual artists will display works of metal, painting, jewelry wood and more! This year’s headlining musical acts include William Bell, Phil Cook, Seratones, Tank & The Bangas and other great talent. Kidsplosure will take place in Fayetteville Street’s Market and Exchange plazas on Saturday and Sunday and feature a plethora of crafts and youth-geared performances. City Plaza will feature the Katena luminarium, a monumental inflatable art installation that will have audiences enraptured by the beauty of color and light. A complete list of the full line-up of visual artists, special activities and music can be found at RaleighArtsFestival.com.